Angraecum urschianum Toill.-Gen. & Bosser 1961 SECTION Perrierangraecum

Plant with inflorescence arising Photo by Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Part shadeCool TO WarmSpring

Common Name Ursch's Angraecum [French Orchid Collector 1900's]

Flower Size 1" [2.5 cm]

Found in east central Madagascar in mossy rain forests at elevations of 1000 to 1200 meters as a mini-miniature sized, warm to cool growing epiphyte with an erect, densely leafy stem carrying thick, fleshy, stiff, dark green with raised white green bumps, keeled, unequally and obtusely bilobed apically with denticulate edged leaves that blooms in the fall on several arising at the same time, axillary, peduncle short, .24 to .36" [6 to 9 mm] long, almost half to entirely covered by 3 to 4 sheaths, single flowered inflorescence with short, shorter than the ovary floral bracts.

Synonyms Perrierangraecum urschianum (Toill.-Gen. & Bosser) Szlach., Mytnik & Grochocka 2013

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; An Introduction to the Cultivated Angraecoid Orchids Of Madagascar Hillerman & Holst 1986; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide; Compendium of Miniature Orchid Species Parsons & Gerritsen 2013 photo fide

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